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!!washington's elementary concluded that last year's at the time booolet had been tampered with. >>> maryland's governor's race is still in a statistical dead heat according to he latest poll. the poll surveyed 800 likely according to them to governor o'malley would get 65% of the vote. and the ehrlich would get 55%. and among independence they're tied at 39% and 8% of the voters are still undecided. >>> stay with fox 45 morning news, with the latest in thh race for governor. go to and click on the vote 2010 icon in the >>> fans are getting their first chance today to sse the ravens at training camp and for most thaa's all they will be able to do thanks to a new autograph policy. joel d smith is live at westminister this morring with more on the change aad other things going on at training camp. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, we can finally see a littll bit of the field heree3 now. the teets are up over there, that's the area rotecting the fans from the sun. it looks real cool. we turn to cdaniel college into ravens town. you have bben here for a numberú when
clearing going on across the state. sunshine has been blazing all day long out in western maryland and finally creeping its way in to central maryland. not much left until maryland's most powerful radar. we have one stray shower left and it's moving into north western baltimore county, just south of the pretty boy reservoir. may make its way into mays chapel. temperature wise, we have 84 at the inner harbor. look where the sun is at. 91 at frederick. temperatures beginning to creep up here in baltimore. here's another look at tomorrow. 93, mostly sunny, and you notice there's no rain there. that's a good thing. we'll talk much more about the outlook and your weekend forecast coming up. kelly. >> thanks, wyatt. our live team coverage continues tonight. how exactly is day five going for the folks at extreme makeover home edition? abc2's don harrison has the latest. i know they have been working around the clock. >> kelly, they are working. they are working hard and trying to get as much as they can done, but the rain keeps coming. it has been raining off and on all day long. all th
of maryland, pennsylvania and southern virginia a couple warnings there. regional sweep mode a couple areas we are watching of some concern, one cluster here off to the west but you can see the trajectory of that will take it just south of us, some big storms down here and the biggest one up toward new york right now but we are in a relative quiet zone here in the baltimore area. we are not picking up anything. quiet for now but as we work into the rest of the night we could see a couple storms rumble. also look ahead to what is going to be one of the hottest weekends of the year so far. those details straight ahead. >> thanks wyatt. a baltimore county man has been charged with child abuse after police say he left his 5-year- old daughter inside a truck. witnesses spotted the child sitting in a locked pick up truck sunday morning. police arrived and broke a window to rescue the child an employee alerted shoppers to say what was happening but no one came forward. when hector hernandez came forward and approached the truck they arrested him. >>> police in bel air have broken a ring of silence an
>>> after more than a decade with maryland state police and 8 years with the governor's protectiin detail a state -rooper is arrested facing felony child pornography charges. baltimore police arrested him after a long investtgation. from ounty police headquarters with more on how they tracked him down. >> baltimore county police say they're normal internet monitoring is hht led to the arrest of 47 years olddbruce tucker,,a 13 year eteraa with -aryland state police. according to charging documents over seveeal months, tucker received and exchanged more than 3,000 images of littte boys and girls, one child belieeed to be as young as 2 years old girl performing sex acts. detectives say they recovered evidence including a computer from inside tucker owinns mills home. as news spread, neighbors are ú%ocked. >> i live next door to a stttt trooppr, i guess you feel safe and you actually got somebody like that. i think it's preety shocking. >> reporter: baltimore county police said that tucker told them that he was curious of the and then his interest they arrested him and this morni
possibly some flash flooding concerns as well. take a look at maryland's most powerful radar right now. you can already see big showers and storms, northern virginia, pounding places like cumberland maryland and moving towards frederick as we speak. flash flood watch up almost all central maryland, all of baltimore and dc area as well. a quick check of maryland's most powerful radar as we have it in motion here that is where the heaviest stuff is now. basically on a line from hagueers town down through winchester virginia, front loyal virginia and cull pepper, this will be moving steadily through dc and baltimore area through the evening. 80s. murky and humid now. another hour or so around baltimore but watching on the western side of town, expect showers and storms to arrive in the next few hours. much more about the outlook tonight. flood concerns how much things will change towards the weekend. all coming up rosie. >>> harper county authorities need your help catching a violent sex offender who seems to have struck again. the incident started in aberdeen and ended in forest hill
nature turned up the oven to roast here in maryland and all along the east coast. temperature records aren't just breaking, they're popping. as the mercury flows past 100 in many parts of maryland. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. the heat headlines are remarkable. a record at bwi today, 105 degrees. and just think, a couple of months ago it was a record snowfall. now, not las vegas, not phoenix, but frederick was among if not the hots spots in the entire country today, a scorching 106 degrees. and csx which owns the tracks which carry the camden line cut the speed of commuter trains in half because the extreme heat can cause the rails to bend under pressure. >>> maryland is broiling again. and more looks to be on the way. wyatt is here with the first forecast. >> after record smashing heat across maryland today i wish i could tell you things are about to let upment we'll see relief tomorrow. it's not going to happen. we'll see just as much heat, a carbon copy. let's take a look at what we're seeing right now. we just dipped below 90 degrees in dc and baltimore, very, very hot evening
and i'm looking forward to working with you in the state house again and changing maryland for the better. >> i'm first generation in this country. my parents came over from ireland in the 1950s and they had nothing. my father had $10 in his pocket. got married at ages 24 and moved to maryland and lived there and started having a family. a working mother. we started going down the wrong path right away. we need to pull back on that and bob ehrlich is the right person, with his idea of taking back that sales tax increase, for making maryland open for business again, for putting marylanders back to work. >> o'malley's campaign released a statement welcoming her to the race. this election will ultimately be about which candidate puts the interest of maryland's working families ahead of special interest and who is on the side of working families. ehrlich will appear with kane this morning, then at 2:00 will visit a charter school together in baltimore. >>> george owings has withdrawn from the race because he is recovering from surgery. owings posted his announcement last night
problem. the maryland avenue off ramp is closed on the southbound j.f.x.. you can see st. paul street as your alternate. it will be closed through sunday. be aware of that in the mount vernon area. 11 minutes on the inner loop west side. six minutes on 95 south between the beltway and 100. no delays to report just to get. this is a live look at the topside of the beltway. things of moving just fine there. picking up just a little bit on the outer loop but no delays to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to you. >> thank you. the weather is not the only thing heating up in maryland. >> the battle for the highest elected office is on. against'malley will be bob ehrlich. jennifer franciotti joins us live from federal hill with the latest. >> democratic demonstrators held a protest outside the former governor's annapolis office yesterday. he was not there but bob ehrlich said things like that will not help maryland. 35 demonstrators demanded answers. looking out for corporate and special interest. >> if it walks and talks like a it is probably a duck. he represented
's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> the gop ticket, makes his pick for running mate as he tries to get his old job back. tonight how he made the announcement. >>> we begin with breaks news tonight. just a short time ago bob ehrlich announced his running mate. it's a woman no stranger to maryland politics. >> reporter: she's a mother and lawyer who lives in montgomery county. but what's the other part of the story is how ehrlich made this announcement. >> i have found that partner, that maryland partner to help us turn annapolis around and that partner is mary kay. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: in a video posted on facebook an hour before local news goes to air, he chooses his secretary of state. >> bob ehrlich is the right person with his idea of taking back that sales tax increase for making maryland open for business again, for putting marylanders back to work. >> reporter: more are more surprised by the message than by the pick. >> this is a strange way to pick a partner. >> i think it's interesting that he chose facebook as the temporary medium. just 4 yea
but we're watching to the west for maryland's most powerful radar. our showers and storms moving toward cumberland and making their way into baltimore and that will happen into the overnight. hazy and humid. you have a great looking evening in the city. across maryland, annapolis, the central part of the state, again late tonight the showers and storms arrive. we'll talk about that and break down the weekend in just minutes. kelly. >> thank you. >>> in other news tonight, police in anne arundel county say teenage girls became prey for one registered sex offender. tonight they are all safe but abc 2 news don harrison reports on how the suspect brought the girls to his home and why this should serve as a warning for every parent. >> reporter: this is the house where james mason iii was arrested early thursday morning in the 1500 block of st. margarets road. mason was charged with several counts, including second-degree rape, perverted practices and contributing to a minor. mason is registered as a violent sex offender with the state of maryland. mason went to dundalk to pick up the girls
on that and the very hot week ahead. all coming up. >>> the details about a maryland state trooper who is on the other side of the law charged with possessing child pornography. bruce tucker faces several charges including child pornography and possessing child pornography with intent to distribute. more on that at 11:00. baltimore county police ask that anyone who may have had contact with him to call 410-853-3650. >>> a harford county man dead and 15-year-old recovering from a bullet wound after a double shooting in bel air sunday. when police responded to the parking lot in the 100 block of north bond street they discovered the body of 25-year-old derrick maxey jr. 10 minutes later they received a report a young teen came to upper chesapeake medical center with a gunshot wound to the leg and she had confirmed she was shot in the same parking lot. police say a crowd emptied out of a of a rented hall when the shootings occurred. >> it was a private party renting the facility at the american legion. we have not verified yet whether either of the victims were inside. >> even though police say more than
? >> not much. >> 45% say maryland is moving in the right direction. 61% say there is no change in their financial situation. 32% say they are financially worse off today than they were a year ago. that third is a major factor in explaining why the race is so close. of delegates 44.7% of the vote, are like a 42.3%. in a state where democrats outnumber republicans to 200 >> polls suggest your message may not be an resonating with voters. >> the campaign has just begun. from the first days of this administration, we have focused on jobs, creating jobs, saving jobs. maryland has held onto private job base better than all and for other states in the country. >> 230,000 jobs have been lost since he took office and 3000 businesses have closed. in june, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.1% and the state has seen job growth for four straight months. but the public is not convinced that the economy is turning around. the poll finds 30% of democrats to not believe the economy will improve next year. 19% say they will vote for ehrlich. if the condemned the number to 25%, he will win. >> p
minutes. >> thank you, john. after a dozen deaths in maryland did to extreme heat over the last week, authorities are taken steps to avoid it happening again. marilyn's first lady and baltimore mayor are urging all marilyn beers to take precautions and pay -- maryland deposit first lady and baltimore mayor urging all marylanders to take precautions. >> take care of relatives and neighbors. if they are in a situation where they don't have air- conditioning, check on them every day. >> this year's numbers of heat- related deaths doubled last year. the city and state is working to make sure cooling centers are off -- working and had energy assistance programs. police say a man was driving under the influence with the crashed into a hertford county building. route 1 and hickory. witnesses said the car hit three parked vehicles before flipping over and crashing into the front of a store. >> it was like five or six of us and there and we heard of all the crashing and we turned around and we were like in shock. >> the driver was airlifted to shock trauma with non-life threatening injuries.
comes to town to build some kindness. good morning maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. how gorgeous was yesterday? >> it was beautiful. justin burke, keep it going there, bud. >> all right, 6:00 and july 1. usually we reserve some of the nicest days of the yore for april or may, not the end of june or early july. that's what we've got. we have a nice benefit here as we have pushed the heats into steam out of the region. fresh canadian air spills on in. the time of year we thank canadians. temperatures stayed below normal. in fact, we stayed at 75 degrees in easten and 78 in ocean city. ocean city matching the markup, and look back in oakland, garrett county, that's almost too chilly for the end of june. 64. we reverse those numbers to 46 for them this morning. we are down to 62 in baltimore. temperatures in baltimore have dropped 6 degrees in the last two hours. they are down to 50 in york, pa, holding at 63 in easten. what a beautiful start. the sun is already up and it will really be nice this afternoon with a mostly sunny sky and our 2-degree guaranteed hi
, still nice as it will be cooler with a pleasant outlook, just to be outside. maryland's most powerful doppler radar, we had showers, even lightning strikes across central pa. york and lancaster getting hit with showers this morning. over towards philadelphia is where you'll run into that stuff. we are dry right here south of the border in through maryland. we have ourselves a 79 spot on the thermometer from northeast to edgewood and back towards annapolis. otherwise we are expecting temperatures up to 92. early afternoon, when strong storms will pass through. it's not going to be that bad, but the worse will be done by 2:00 or 3:00 and get clearing into the weekend. right now, let's see if there's any clearing on the traffic side. here is kim brown. >> justin, indeed there is. an earlier accident that we were working in frederick county. the southbound lanes of i-270 past route 85 has been cleared out of the travel lanes. all lanes have been reopened. the crash activity has been moved off to the right shoulder. we are very quiet traffic wise. traffic moving very well, flowing freely.
of the damage left behind from monday's storms >> the rain is welcomed in maryland in the powerful storms that hit yesterday afternoon. >> damage was sporadic with trees down. thunderstorms ripped through yesterday afternoon, for those hit hardest. >> water pouring down. it was hell >> the water was running down. >> reporter: it wasn't the rain. >> you heard this big boom and it sounded like a cannon going off. but it wasn't a cannon going off, it was lightening hitting the tree and the tree falling. >> reporter: lines were still hot and they're urging people to treat any line as dangerous. lightning caused one house fire >> the smoke from the vent in the middle and all of a sudden the fire started and the corner and that was it >> trees and heavy limbs fell. but no reports of injuries >> as bad as it is, power went out, we are grateful that no one got hurt. >> reporter: they continue to restore power down from a high of 50 homes and businesses without electricity. >> stay with us for first-warning weather coverage. for updates and live radar, log onto any time >>> a maryland gir
>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
said health care reform could save maryland millions. i am michael uczyner and the if health care reform costs us. next on fox 45 news at 10:00. >> beautiful cooditions out there today. around baltimore. plenty of sunsh >>well, you know thh saying, sleep tight do not let the bedbugs bite. in reality, bugs are biting big time. as kathleen cairns reports, the city's 311 center has been inundated with complaints. >> crime is not the only concern in cherry hill right now. >> because of the bugs. >> they are hard to see. >> if you are asleep. they bite you. >> it is a bed bug infestation, and she has the bites to prove it. >> i have had bites o my legs. >> last yeer baltimore city health officials had 83 complaints about bedbugs. so far this year, 446 complaints. >> but just in the past year alone, we have a six fold increase. >> hhalth department s not sure why there has been a spike in ú%dbugs. but. >> let's say you went on a business trip, come back and they come back in your suitcase, block. >> bugs are not just in a bed. >> it is impprtant to be mattrees, baseboards, sofas, pict
rain along york and some light rain showers in western maryland. it should be ok this morning around the city. this afternoon, we will have a 50% chance for a thunderstorm. it will be an uncomfortable day as far as the humidity. we have much better news as far as the forecast going into the weekend. >> coffee, anyone? there are some things to watch for. we have an accident in windsor mill. watch for delays in that area. fire activity is now clear in the city. 45 miles per hour on the north side around the harrisburg expressway. so far so good on 95. 51 on the west side of the loop heading down towards liberty. on 95 into howard county, approaching 56 miles per hour. checking 795 and going away from us is southbound traffic. delay-free at the moment. we switch over to it live view of 895. problem-free at the moment at the toll plaza. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> many gathered last night at the spot where a johns hopkins researcher was stabbed to death earlier this week. >> jennifer franciotti joins us from the baltimore city police headquarters with the very latest. >> o
. if they can continue through the maryland county, then with we would run through the pe riff corrals of -- prif corrals -- periphals of the county. it's 5:36. it's hard to admit, but 8-1, sweeney, took the [ inaudible ]]. they took four of the series home, and half of them in baltimore. details on that next. >>> and animals are having problems with the heavy rains in iowa. >>> we are going to move it to justin for your forecast. >> we have some 50s outside of the beltway, but we are going to make a run for the heat wave. >>> let's go to mta. thank you, justin. we have a few bus delays out there. we have the 120 commuter bus 15 minutes late. 64 of the [ inaudible ] buses, hanover and [ inaudible] ]. for the [ inaudible ] transit team, i am curt lockkey. >> any of you heading out to the beach, we have the forecast for you. right now, 65. partly cloudy skies, and even by the own waterways and we are looking west there, we have guaranteed highs this afternoon, and we should this all the way through to the sun set time. 5:41, let's check in with kim and traffic. >> >> we have no major
choices... to move maryland forward. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, latebreaking -- this is wbal-11 "news at noon" in hd. >> good afternoon. i'm sarah caldwell. we begin with a check on the weather. will we see more storms like last night? and, a tornado warning. it was a busy morning. thus checking with sandra shaw. >> things have calmed down from this morning and last night. what we saw this morning was a radar-indicated tornado. they did extend the warning for carroll county. no reports of damage. there are still a few storms. we are encompassed in a mod did -- mahdi, moist humid air mass. there are more storms to our west, headed our way. the potential is for some high winds, heavy downpours -- everyone will not be effected. if you are caught in a storm, it is likely to be severe. it is 83 outside. 81 at the airport. the two points in the low 70's indicates there is so much moisture to work with. if we see storms, they will be intense. >> thank you. the high winds and rains le
you maryland's most powerful radar and the biggest problem is crossing over into delaware as of now. we still have a couple lingering showers around the chestertown area, churchhill, and all of this is sliding off to the north and east. things are going to look up. we have a temperature now into annapolis coming in at 73 degrees and by this afternoon, i'm forecasting a high around 87 degrees with showers and thunderstorms and back into the picture. okay, let's talk about the traffic now. good morning, kim. >> good morning. for everyone getting that early start, headed towards the dc metro area. 95 is looking good. if you are traveling to montgomery county, no problems on route 29, headed towards 495. as we look at our area around the baltimore metro, that's frederick road. traffic flowing freely. traffic doing okay around the area. no other issues on any other big roadways. here it is on the northwest side, moving at a very nice pace. 795 looking good as well. as we look at the maps, really just one incident at this time. that's going to be out in mount arie. route 144 closed in bo
signature. maryland's department of labour is already gearing up for an influx of applications from the 19,000 merrill lenders to stand to benefit from an extension of the federal payments. >> unemployment can affect anyone read it -- can affect anyone. >> she tracks claims. congress appears poised to extend federal unemployment benefits. >> public, people have patience. we've already had a lot -- a large volume of people calling. >> the bill would offer up to 73 weeks of federal unemployment payments to people live exhausted their state benefits. belated government numbers show the job market is tougher than ever -- the latest government numbers show the job market is tougher than error -- than ever. >> the maryland benefits are only 26 weeks and length. >> recent layoffs are driving the impact of the recession on our area. she expects that number to grow by 1500 people a week. >> the average weekly benefit in maryland is $312 a week and that is taxable. it is not a lot, but it is there to help people get by while they are looking for the next job. >> debit cards have replaced the traditi
as a juvenile in the death of maryland juvenile employee. prosecutors want to try him as an adult. his family is found outside the building at the youth facility, at the county. lawmakers have criticized the state department's juvenile services for the handling of the case. >>> taken most of the heat out of the arizona's controversial law, at least for now. tomorrow, the law will go into force. our judge brock, some of the laws' controversial elements. out for now, the officers' requirements to check the immigration status and immigrant's requirements to carry their papers at all times. the judge says the elements should be put on hold and for the courts to resolve the issues. it's a major change in the region that ramped up for the law. police are ready to start jailing the violators, up to holding immigrants arrested without papers. protesters were out in force on what was seen as racial profiling. >> couldn't commit any more wrong. i think with my family here. >> it's a crime to be here illegally. everybody should enforce the crime in the interior of the united states including arizona. >>
. good morning, maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> thank you so much for joining us on this thursday morning. it's the 29th of july. >> let's find out about our weather. >> at 5:30, we are going to take a look at maryland's most powerful doppler radar. showers to our north, have a couple sprinkles hitting around the york, pa area. in fact, we could put this one into motion and you'll notice there has been some lightning strikes. altoona getting hit. this band of showers is falling apart to our north. we could get a sprinkle on the north side this morning. we are looking around lunchtime to get our shot. 80 degrees this morning, feeling like 86. follow the wakeup window. showers and storms likely around lunchtime. it's 5:30, let's go to the roads, here is kim brown. >> a disabled vehicle, 95 southbound right as you approach the toll plaza, traffic is able to get around it really without too many issues. we are still working an accident on windsor mill road and jeffrey road. as we look around the cameras, nice steady stream of volume as you head towards 95 on the west side of the be
with the thunderstorm action across most of maryland, it has come closer in the last couple of hours, especially for those of you up in northern harford county. we have severe thunderstorm watch for all southern p.a.. couple of warnings moving toward maryland. the most powerful radar in motion now, couple of cells north of the line moving south and eastward. take you to live radar and show you briefly the track on the cell as it continues to move nits current direction. maybe into posit in another hour here. that's if it holds together. for the most part things have been quiet tonight and through the day tomorrow, it's a hot one and thunderstorm-free it would appear. drier, hotter weather, the theme for the next several days. in fact, triple digit heat is in the forecast. we'll talk about when that happens coming up in a few. >>> this is child pornography whether people want to believe it or not. >> one local mother's outrage over her daughter's full body air port scan has become a hot topic. the 12-year-old daughter was pulled out of land and chosen at random for a full body scan. her mother is
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we are in fantastic poolesvilleing maryland for this edition of hometown fridays. fox 5 morning news at 6:00 starts right now. very we are in fantastic poolesville, maryland. >> we give a big welcome on this friday morning. a beautiful sunrise and we are in northwestern n that this montgomery county. it is week number four for our hometown fridays and we're very happy to be with some of the good folks here in poolesville, maryland. already some folks coming out to say hi to us this morning. >> we are about an hour away from the nation's capital. technically, 35 miles from the white house. but this world out here is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the nation's capital. this area was founded on farming. while agriculture might not be the mainstay anymore, the charm of rural life remains. >> you can get here about 45 minutes from downtown washington if you don't have traffic to deal with. we have quite a bit coming up including the big history of this small town. we'll tap into the expertise of a couple of local historians including on
and northeast now. most of us moving toward the northeast maryland area. from elkton down toward the eastern sections of the county. another batch toward the city now. much lighter down from jacksonville to the dundalk area. and another heavier area, from annapolis to southern maryland. that's where heavy activity is. you folks down there may see gusty winds. very, very heavy rain. and dangerous lightning as well in the next 30 to 40 minutes. bernadette has a look at rainfall coming this afternoon. >>> the biggest thing we've seen with this is the heaviest amount of rain. and in such a short period of time. >>> north of baltimore, 1.77 inches. tv hill, 1.62. crofton, over an inch. no -- millersville, just over an inch. and it was cutting into eastern parts of howard county to northern parts of anne arundel county. elsewhere, we see some rain, but not nearly these amounts. we'll have the forecast coming up. >> bernadette, thank you. >>> the storm has already knocked out power to more than 20,000 bge customers. wjz checked with bge just a few minutes ago. over 7900 customers are without power.
>>> now on fox 45 morning news. >> we live next door to a maryland state trooper, i guess3 you feel safe. >> a state trooper charggd with possesssng child pornography. what tips off investigaaors and why the trooper turned hiiself in. >> maayland ocial sscurity numbers exposeedon the internet. why safeguards didn't stop the security breach and how to find out if your identity ii safe.ú >>> and place your bets! where thousands f marylanders are expected to lay down their money on table gaaes. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, july 20th. you see the flag there blowing in an ever so slight breeze. all i felt was heat this morniig not so much breeze but we will see if that will be the case throughout the day. gooddmorning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist steve fe fertig to ú%e us know if we can expect a >> we will get a 5-10-mile-an-hour uuts. >> that is nothing. >> not enough to cool you off. %-last hour in ballimore.y. dropped a degree or two. they will bounce back and start to limb toward the 90-ddgree high that we expecctto get to. to the west garrett county a little bit of ac
to another juvenile center in maryland since the incident. department of juvenile services closed the building and fired two employees. >>> police say a child hit by a squad car last night is doing fine. it happened in the 500 block, sheridan avenue north baltimore. a 5-year-old boy darted in between two parked cars the officer driving by tried to avoid him but grazed the boy. he suffered injuries to his legs. >>> the investigation continues into exactly who drove that car into the glen falls curing yesterday's -- during yesterday's storms. it took a twist. brian. >> last night, fire crews pulled that mangled car out of the stream in west baltimore we are still looking for the driver. police say there is no need to search. it was a group of juveniles lost control of the car driving it through the barrier crashing it into the swelling stream although those waters are known to be very dangerous during storms, witnesses tell police they saw the group of kids get out of the car and runaway. >> at this time and this is just our preliminary investigation we have units on the scene as we
at any time. >> reporter: for 23 days in 2002, dc, maryland and virginia were paralyzed by fear of the d.c. snipers. 13 people shot, 10 died. john muhammad master minded the killings. the trigger man, now 23-year- old malvell is speaking to william shatner for a new tv series. he says there were more than two others in on the murderous plans but they backed up. >> there were supposed to be three to four snipers. in this way you could do a lot more damage. >> there were grander plans to kill more people. >> he came out and shot me with a .22 handgun. >> shatner told wjz he doesn't know whether to believe malvo if there were more coconspirators. >> i got the greatest insight of what was in muhammad's mind. i don't think lee knows either. all he knows is the stories that muhammad told him. >> reporter: this phone interview reveals malvo contradicts himself. they were never able to confirm that any of the coconspirators were out there. >>> malvo is serving a life sentence. the show aftermath will air another special on the dc snipers next month. >>> remnants of an amazing archaeological disc
. >> the baby will be in custody of maryland social services. in baltimore, wbal tv 11 news. >> juveniles are in custody tonight after they are accused of robbing dozens of light rail customers over the past months. some even involve a gun. police are now investigating crimes on may 23. one man actually allowed police to run surveillance from his home. >> anytime someone stops -- steps up and plays a role, it is a great asset to the police department. >> the young men face a number of charges, including armed robbery. an update now to a story we brought you as breaking news at 5:00. 10 people are now being treated at area hospitals after an mta bus and a van collided. this was in east baltimore. according to the mta, the driver failed to stop at the stop sign in rammed into the bus. none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. >> crews are working to clean up water damage, causing 900 people to evacuate the marriott waterfront hotel korean and four-inch water main broke, causing gallons of water to float into the hotel. most soaked into the walls and ceilings -- the marriott wate
>>> now, good morning maryland. >> it's 5:30, the pentagon is looking into who leaked military documents to the internet and then made its way to you. >> there was a water fountain in the marriott waterfront, but not on purpose. >>> and a new way to board a plane. what they are doing in houston today and whether you will like it. wait until you hear this. good morning maryland. i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. a beautiful night last night. >> everybody was outside. >> i know, walking around, sitting outside. that includes justin burke. did you do anything outside last night? >> just sitting there and breathing in that fresh air. it was so nice. as we had a drop in the humidity, that allowed the clear sky overnight. to bring our temperatures back into the 60s this morning. this afternoon, we'll get close to 90. we can't avoid having those days here in baltimore. this weekend's outlook, it's going to turn even cooler and much more pleasant. we may have turned a corner here. i think we have seen the peek of the heat and now the slow slide in the end of summer. 60
>> the governor's race is heating up here in maryland. details on nec's. >> bp finally stops the gusher in the gulf. >> if you thought bp could not be under more scrutiny, some senators are raising questions about whether they had anything to do with the release of a convicted terrorist. >> we are in the middle of the summer season. this weekend will feel like it. we'll have details as we start right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. happy friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has a check of the forecast. >> i got to use a gizmo that we do not have much occasion to use. we had an earthquake. we can demonstrate it for you on our radar. the computer can display the information. there is a 3.5 -- our system called it a 3.6 -- it struck near rockville in montgomery county. thisppened around 5:04 morning. it was about 3 miles down just
. >> the 14-year-old is being held at the western maryland children's center now in hagerstown. >>> maryland natural resources police have determined the cause of a death of a man who died in a jet ski accident in the bay. jessica is in the newsroom with details on this. >>> warren smith died from electrocution, it happened sunday evening, around 1 1/2 miles south of the bay bridge. powerful storms moved through the region. investigators say smith and a friend were racing back to avoid the storms when lightning was nearby. it wasn't enough to avoid a direct strike. but enough to kill him. >> summer thunderstorms are coming and can pop up with little or no warning. >>> an unusual criminal case in anne arundel county tonight. police have a suspect in custody. but they are looking for a would-be victim. >>> police say a suspect stole items from a store in the annapolis mall. he appears to try to carjack a woman driving that beige car. he was eventually apprehended by security. but police are looking for the victim in the car. >>> maryland voters consistently rate the environment and the health
runoff, i give it about a 50% chance. most of the rain is up in pennsylvania and western maryland. that stuff will be moving east. maybe take an umbrella with you even though it is not raining right now. it will be a warm and humid day with a high temperature near 93. we have much better news going into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem of note. it is on windsor mill road. there is an accident there. watch for possible delays. 52 miles per hour on southbound 95. the north side is in great shape. 64 on the northwest corner at reisterstown road. 795 checking out fine. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side. nine minutes traveling south on 895 to the harbor tunnel. we will give you a live look outside. so far so good on harford road. on the west side, checking out fine here at liberty road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to good morning. >> we begin with some breaking news. the military cargo plane has crashed in southern alaska. the national guard said the cargo plane went down air force base inndorf alaska. the crash will b
in maryland do to the extreme heat of last week's heat wave, there is an update. >> earlier at a news conference to remind the public of the dangers when it comes to a heat wave, the mayor actually honored several paramedics she feels may have kept the death toll from rising. it was just last week when more than 150 residents of the ravenwood nursing and rehabilitation facility had to be moved after living without air conditioning for more than a week during one of the hottest weeks baltimore has seen in quite awhile. someone called 911 at the facility to report the conditions and when paramedics arrived monday alerted city officials to the problem, most likely saving lives in the process. >> it was much too hot in the nursing home. the city was able to take emergency action to take care of 150 seniors who had been living without air conditioning for several days. >> the four umasems workers who first arrived were honored. >> [unintelligible] >> also wednesday in a joint effort between baltimore city and the state health department, officials urged allmir lenders -- all marylanders to
of error is 3.5 percentage points. another big election barometer is which direction voters think maryland is going. 45% it is in the red direction. what is your family's financial situation? 7% say better than a year ago. 61% say it is about the same. as for the important issues, topping the list, the economy. 52% say the economy is the most important issue. seven %, education. seven %, traffic congestion. five %, taxes. both campaigns have released statements about this poll showing o'malley ahead. from the o'malley campaign, this shows people remember his record as the biggest spender in maryland history. as far as the ehrlich campaign, it shows the negative campaigning has proven to be a tactical mistake. we expect this race to remain very close. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> sunday's storm caused a lot of damage. investigators say warren smith was on a watercraft when the storm came through. warren smith was face down in the water. officials say smith was taken to anne arundel medical center where he was pronounced dead. martin o'malley will do all he can to help those affected b
'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a look at the weather and traffic. >> it is still humid. we saw about an inch of rain last night. take an umbrella because we are not done with the rain. you can see some more rain coming out of western maryland. those rain showers will arrive in baltimore within the next few hours. i think it will clear up late this afternoon. high temperature around 89 degrees. we do have some big time heat in the seven-day forecast. >> not a great morning for commuting. we have some early morning problems. southbound 895, this is a live camera. we are not seeing any cameras but there are some developing with that accident. we will let you know which lanes are closed. 95 approaching caton avenue, three lanes are closed because of an accident. two problems this morning. there is also a downed tree to report in white hall at hunter mill road and kings
afternoon. i am sarah caldwell. maryland state police have joined in the search for the body of a man who disappeared while swimming with friends. capt. roy taylor is over the scene in carroll county with the latest on the recovery efforts. >> this just south of nicodemus road near deparle road at of the reservoir on the carroll county side. divers are looking for the individual who became missing yesterday afternoon while swimming here. other divers and search people are trying to locate the individual here. state police are on the scene and they also he -- baltimore city has responded over here, since they represent the waterways in the state of maryland. no further sightings. as we get more information, we will update you from sky team 11. >> 11 news reporter rob roblin will have the latest on the recovery of its tonight on 11 news at 5:00. another violent weekend in baltimore city as police look into shooting, one of them deadly. at 32-year-old man was shot at park heights ave after midnight saturday, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head he was rushed to sinai hospital, where he
. >> this petition was signed by 55 maryland farmers and others in the agriculture business. it urges gov. ramat -- gov. o'malley to urge poultry producers to pay their fair share in cleaning up the bay. in parts of rural maryland, a huge chicken house. all of those chickens produce huge waste. >> the nitrogen that is going into the chesapeake bay is less oil spill, but just as deadly. >> environment maryland it held a press conference today, urging gov. martin o'malley to make chicken operations accountable. >> to be accountable in providing the documentation for how to do it and the consulting research for how to do it. and i can see them incentivizing there were words that if they do it, they get a premium on their chins. -- chickens. the >> there are many farmers like those who provide food here who do a lot of the living things -- a lot of the right things and they are proof that it can be environmentally safe. >> this afternoon the spokesman said, of an " perdue is addressing the challenges facing the bay. we partnered with the epa to work with the farm families to grow our chickens to hel
over maryland when a 3.6 earthquake rumbled over the state. >> i thought it was a truck that went by. >> i thought it was a freight train. >> that's surprising it was actually an earthquake. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual. seismographs caught itself size and duration. >> and the wiggles went on for some, one, two, about three minutes before it quieted down completely. >> very small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes it's something we've experienced in the recent past. most of the earthquakes are running the sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> reporter: they placed the jail three miles deep. it showed up on the maryland science center field earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got an early warning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying and pacing around the bedroom. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. and i couldn't figure out what that was. i never experienced an earthquake before. >> the cause may affect the last ice age which the quake vanished. >> it was some 20,000 years ago. >> the crust is still kind of readjus
central maryland, central maryland, west central maryland. and will probably start here in the city around 7:00, 8:00. and there can be heavy downpours as well. bernadette takes a look at this with me. >> as you heard, that means there is a flash flood watch in effect. it continues until late tonight. from all of the d.c. area, straight up through the baltimore metro area. and we expect some heavier rounds of rain out of what is coming our way. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> first warning weather coverage continues now with alex demetrick, with more on the cleanup that is still going on from last night's storms. >> reporter: vic, trees and utility lines were no march for what much of this storm that blasted through much of maryland yesterday evening. >> reporter: chainsaws roared to life from anne arundel county, north of baltimore county, finishing up what nature started, when powerful storms tore through much of the state. for those hit hardest, it was -- >> hell and water pouring down. it was hell. >> reporter: but it wasn't the rain tearing trees apart. it was lightning and win
seconds after the earthquake all over central maryland, residents shared their experiences. heather wrote that she lived in elk grove and there was a loud sound. the earthquake woke others of. one woman wondered what kind of plane was taking off at the airport to shake us like that and then i realized that there was no claim. >> if you felt the earthquake, we would like to hear from you. >> ross sewage backups have frustrated a woman and she wonders if work crews caused the problem. that is where we find barry simms with more on the story. >> the sewage backup upset this woman, but who is responsible and who will pay for the cleanup? with help from her neighbors and family, sandra german is cleaning up the upper will sewage flowed into her home. >> i have had 70-year-old neighbors and my family down here and we have been bailing sewage out by the buckets. >> she believes the problem started after the county work on a sioux which lie outside her home. >> of this started to sink and the front yard sank. >> the switch line ran over the sewage cleanup cap on her property. >> there was a very
, this is fox 45 news t 10:00. >> hello, iiaa jeff barnd. >> aad i am jennifer gilbert. a maryland state trooper that job it was to protect the governor, faces child pornography charges tonight. >> baltimore county police busted him after a long investigation. keith daniels ssands by live tt county police headquarters where he is charred with possessiig pornoggaphy.ting child keith? ->well, jeff, the sussect's name is bruce tucker, and he is 47. and baltimore county police ay their normal monitoring of the internet led to his arrest. >> in this owen's mills townhome community newssabout a neighbor is spreeding to neighbors. bruce ucker, maryland state trooper that lives on explan nad court is facing child porn charges. surprising allegations. >> lived right next oor to a maryllnd state trooper, i guess you feel saae. and you actually got somebodyú like that. that's shocking. >> another neighbor is not showing her face. but speaking out. >> well, i am appalled. i have children. so i mean, i have a great concern with that. right in my nnighborhood. >> according to charging documents,
in the state of maryland. ú%t bob ehrlich claims he created that credit five years ago. the o'malley camp said ehrlich signed a measure to create that >> we're proud of the fact that bbo tech tax credit.thorize that it was a great idea that camee3 from the legislature in 2005. and, i believe, we're the only state in the country to have increased that bio tech he tax credit in the last year. jobs were create in the state of maryland,,in the past four months. of course, stay with fox 45 news at 10:00 for the latest on the race for governor. go to and click on the vote 2010 iconn ii the news features section. >> and an apology from the president of the u.s. mr. obama called shirley sherrod toddy after ffrced out of her job at thh usda. -e have more on what was said. >> the wwite house working to smooth over the shirley sharrod situation. -ffer three failed attempts, the former government wooker at usda over the phone. calling from his private office inside of the west wing, aides say mr. obama spoke to shirley sharrod for seven minutes shortly after nnon today. white house press
.26 earthquake that hit maryland this morning. the quake was centered around the germantown area and felt all through the purple and the beyond. the people who heard and fell the heaviest disruption is in the purple. >> however, we've had e-mails from every area. whether it's rising sun or dayton. we've had, well, conversations and e-mails with every county around the metro. >> this was pretty good. the main thing is, it shook for ten seconds and it sounded and felt like [low audio] >> glenwood was to the north and west of that. we have to thank you for e- mailing us. >> this was your story, well done. >> you helped us to be on top of it >>> it's been three months an bp's now halted the oil leak in the gulf with the 75-ton containment cap. take a live look at the gulf right now. you can see, nothing's flowing from the well head and as tara mergener reports, everyone's hoping that will stay the same. >> reporter: bp's latest fix appears to be doing its job for now. >> everyone feels like we've begun to turn a corner. >> reporter: thursday, they managed to block the flow of the oil with a tight
will have to pay for the cost of a promenade. >>> for the 13th straight year the maryland lottery is reporting record sales. it made $16.5 million more than the previous fiscal year and the second highest return in the history of maryland. >> some of the money goes out to people who play. >> a little bit. >>> still ahead, an nba star arrested in maryland. what police found when they fond him. >>> i'm ron matz at poor five -- pier five. he'll have the story coming up. >>> warm weather returns. the updated forecast with bob coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the vatican issued new guidelines to priests in an effort to deal with the ongoing sex abuse scandal in the catholic church. >> reporter: the vatican rewrote their rules on priests who abuse children. >> it gives the signal that we're very, very serious in our commitment to promote safe environments and our add yacht re-- an adequate respoons to abuse. >> reporter: it extends the statute of limitations for reporting a crime until a victim's 38th birthday. victims sea the rules are -- victims say the rules are just window dressing. as a
couple of days. a water main break in potomac, maryland that has south glen road closed between lorton and glen road road. and river is the alternate once again. on the outer loop things are slowing down between colesville road and georgia avenue. for beach goers throughout, yeah it is the weekend, 50 eastbound, things are looking good for you. on the inner loop in virginia, things are clear out here. sun is trying to rise. on the outer loop, we are finding a slow go to telegraph. and 50 to 123 is how we wrap it up. building more volume and delay is on the way. back to you. >>> this morning, police in the district are investigating a double shooting. it happened just hours ago. the story is new this morning. kristin fisher is live with the latest. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. so far police are not saying anything about suspects. all we know is that two people, two young men, according to neighbors, are fighting for their lives in a local hospital. they are both reported to be in serious if not critical condition. as for right now, you can see that at least
relation here in maryland and the oil spill. >>> right now, shear kim brown. >> thanks, justin. we are quiet in terms of traffic. just a handful of road accident accidents. we're working on on the hack expressway. megan and jamie, back to you. >>> coming up next, a police officer's job can be dangerous. >> yeah, but you don't expect a traffic stop to get this violent. the whole thing's caught on tape. we'll show it so you. >>> listen up, if you want to take the kids to an amusement park, we'll tell you the best five for your family coming up. >>> take a look at this video. it's so incredible. this puppy doesn't let anything slow him down even after he's hit by a car. look at him go. >>> summertime is a great time for amusement parks. a day at the park is a day of fun for the whole family. >> absolutely. linda so tells us about the five best amusement parks in our area so take a look. >> reporter: oh, the thrill. big drops, fast roller coasters, entertaining shows and fun night for the little ones. it's what makes a great community park. >> i like them because they go upside do
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